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Dec 5, 2012 1:05am PST
. and that's where abc7 news reporter john alston is live. john, a wild story. >> this is a weird one. a san jose police descended after the handyman escaped and called 9-1-1. the clerk says that the officers drew their weapons as the two kidnapping suspects nervously shopped for snacks. >> the ordeal lasted nearly seven hours at this home in morgan hill. the handyman was lured here and beaten and forced to do repair work on household appliances yesterday. >> pretty much told, hey, we are going to kill you if you don't do what we tell you. we want you to fix these things around the house. again out of fear and the unknown of what will happen to them. >> reporter: according to the sheriff's office the threats and the assaults came from 36-year-old jason de jesus and chanel who live at the house. what brought the handyman here was a dispute over work he had done for a relative of one of those suspects. around 5:30 they allegedly forced him to drive to the chevron in san jose on the way to finish work on the other home. left alone at this pump, the handyman bolted from his truck as the accused
Dec 12, 2012 1:05am PST
was a teenager whose death invaded a peaceful neighborhood with a crash. abc7 news reporter john olson is live to explain what happened. john? >> reporter: the city's 44th homicide of the year took place in this quiet neighborhood with houses and christmas lights. an area not known for serious crime. the victim is thought to be an 18-year-old man who may have been stabbed in the neck before or as he was behind the wheel of his pick up. the victim's truck jumped the curb and landed on the sidewalk in front of this home right in the middle of the afternoon. the driver somehow ended up in the street where he was pronounced dead. *9 woman who lived here heard popping sounds and a screech. another neighbor says she noticed men arguing loudly. >> we heard arguing, but that was it. i heard that, but then i have the dogs here and the dogs started barking. we just stayed in. if i hear something, that's it. >> police believe the truck lurched forward from a cul do seek next to the home, but they don't know what happened next. they don't believe the victim lived in the neighborhood. after 3:20 p.m. resid
Dec 10, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> reporter: that authorization came personally from the top commander in afghanistan, general john alan. special forces landed by helicopter setting off a firefight leaving several fighters dead. joseph was airlifted to bagram airbase and the victim came at a price. a service member who was injured trying to rescue joseph died of his wounds. the ultimate sacrifice to save the life of an american doctor who otherwise may have been killed. >> we have also learned the rescuer who died was a member of seal team 6. that's the elite unit that helped bring down osama bin laden. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is fighting a stomp mass virus and will delay -- a stomach virus and will delay her trip. she will fly to moroccan on tuesday instead of tomorrow. she will be the legitimate voice of the people. >>> the health of nelson mandela is reportedly failing. however, a spokesperson said there is no need for alarm. mandela was admitted to a hospital in south africa yesterday for unspecified reasons. mandela is 94 years old. >>> tonight an eight-year-old girl shot by her father after he kill
Dec 7, 2012 2:05am PST
. >> john mcphee is out of a guatemala hospital and back in a detention center awaiting extradition back to belize. earlier guatemala denied mcfee request for asylum and hospitalized with chest pains. the hospital spokesperson told reporters he doesn't think he had a heart attack. mcphee scheduled to be returned to belize for questioning in the murder of american ex patriots greg foul. >> missing clothing in east bay laundry room argument ended in homicide. antioch police say these boys all in 20 confronted neighbor in the delta pines complex on sycamore drive. fight broke out and 32-year-old juan hernandez shot to death. police say he had nothing to do with the missing clothes. >> wild sight in san francisco car crashed into a fire hydrant this morning at second and folsom. look what happened. geyser shut down the on ramp to the bay bridge and may have compromised the stability of nearby stavlding. happened very early before the morning commute and driver arrested on suspicion of dui what an image. >> arizona tough on 0illegal immigration sheriff appears in immigrant friendly city.
Dec 9, 2012 2:00am PST
. it happened this afternoon. john alston says the shooting hag raised concerns about growing crime in oakland. >> nearly four hours after the killing, the victim's body was removed in oakland police opened up third street between broadway and franklin. the mid-afternoon shooting took place just a few blocks from the entrance to jack london scare where a lick -- lake merritt resident. >> i feel unsafe in oakland. i'm afraid for my chirp to walk by themselves. i feel like there's -- it's not older, younger, no one is safe. >> the crime scene is four blocks from police headquarters. officers happened to be in the e the middle of role school -- roll call and got her quickly. >> police do not believe this was random attack ex-some residents heard gunshot. >> i thought that noise could be been gunshots. >> sounds like a couple firecracks going off. >> detectives were hoping to see what happens by looking at surveillance individual fro from a condominium overlooking the crime scene. bit night philadelphia the flashing lights, -- >> i'm from d.c., where in the 90s we had all kinds of acts of random v
Dec 6, 2012 1:05am PST
. >> and developing news. authorities have caught up with founder john mcafee. he was arrested in guatemala accused of entering the country illegally. the 67-year-old who founded mac uh fee anti-virus software has been on the run for the past month after officials in belize tried tothe death ofm about the death of a neighbor. mac uh fee has denied any wrong doing. abc news spoke with mcafee in guatemala. >> how would i know? >> mcafee says he requested asylum in guatemala. he claims he is being persecuted for refusing to donate to local politicians. >>> a reprieve for local politicians. it will not be taken over by authorities. the city reached a deal with civil rights attorneys. they want a deal that will require them to make more than 50 reforms that still haven't happened. the judge threatened to give control to federal authorities. if oaknd la does not reform -- if oakland does not reform the person will have the power to demote staff and over rule the chief and even fire the chief. the civil rights attorneys and the mayor says it is power is necessary to make the reform. >> he will have respon
Dec 8, 2012 1:05am PST
was rushed to john muir hospital in walnut creek where he later died from his injuries. police are not releasing the name of the victim or the driver. but according to social media sites, it looks as though the driver may have just celebrated her 21st birthday in vegas. police are still investigating whether or not drugs or alcohol were a factor, but there were no arrests made at the scene. in concord, nick smith, abc7 news. >> nick, thank you. >>> the bay ron highway in contra costa -- the byron highway is in contra costa is back open after an accident that killed two people including a young boy. sky heavy hd flew over the scene. witnesses say the driver of an 88 oldsmobile swerved across the yellow line and then smashed into the big rig. the boy believed to be between 8 and 9 years old died at the scene. the driver, a 21-year-old woman from bay point died at the hospital. >>> the supreme court today announced it will take up two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8. it was approved by voters in 2008 and it banned same sex marriage as you know. the justices will al
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